“From the opening with Balanchine’s Walpurgisnacht Ballet to the closing work by choreography’s young darling Justin Peck, MCB’s corps was absolutely in sync and energetic, and seemed to be having a total blast showing off their company’s impressive artistic range.”
On Sale Now! Tony Award-winning choreographer Justin Peck and celebrated artist Shepard Fairey beautifully merge ballet and guerilla street art. Plus, Balanchine’s Duo Concertant, a violinist and pianist perform Stravinsky’s high-spirited music, alongside the two dancers.
Orchestra Seats Available! The season grand finale features our extraordinary reimagining of Balanchine’s captivating story ballet. Enter the undersea fantasy of entangled lovers, fairy royalty, magic spells, and happy-ever-afters in Shakespeare’s timeless tale of love.
“Each piece in this program is exceptionally crafted and performed, but it is the journey from one to the next that leaves the strongest impression. In an ever-changing dance landscape, Miami City Ballet has the talent, versatility and foresight to remain a leader.”
“The evening was a successful mix of past and present. Some of the dances are more than 60 years old but still fresh and vital. Robbins’ special connection to Spoleto was brilliantly honored.”
“Lourdes has exceeded expectations in making Miami City Ballet a company that rivals companies all over the country,” said Nigel Redden, general director of the festival.
“…this production, moderated by the Miami City Ballet Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez, will include discussion and film in addition to exquisite performances, making it a Spoleto-exclusive, don’t-miss event celebrating Robbins’ remarkable life and work.”